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GALLERY: The Lions arrive in New Zealand

The Lions have arrived in New Zealand ahead of their ten-match tour of the country. "Maybe I enjoy it more as I'm older whereas when I was younger I was a rabbit in the headlights. "That's what frustrated me four years ago, I think I played the fourth game, and I was pretty jealous waiting for that game". It's all about winning at this level. Read More »

Oracle Team USA beats Kiwis in rematch to open America's Cup


A couple of penalties by Sweden has allowed Team New Zealand to sneak home with a controversial win in their challenger series race at the America's Cup in Bermuda this morning. However, this staging of the America's Cup was expected to be more unpredictable than ever, and so it proved in a dramatic fifth leg as as incredible change of events saw the Swedish team move ahead. Read More »

Concerns growing at F1 Mercedes after slump at Monaco GP


The German's podium celebrations in Monaco were reminiscent of the glory years of the turn of the century when Schumacher dominated the Italian team and had everyone back at base singing to his tune. "And on the opposite side, Ferrari put the auto on the track in Barcelona and were quick from the get go so yes we are the underdog, yes we need to catch up". Read More »

Dunlap: Can't Get Down After Game 1 Win

The Pittsburgh Penguins blew a three-goal lead before composing themselves and scoring the victor late in the third period to take Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final over the Nashville Predators . "He's a very good player". "But we can be confident about our game". Pittsburgh scored three goals on five shots against Pekke Rinne to take the lead into the first intermission. Read More »

Ainslie gets badly needed win in America's Cup qualifiers

In race 9 against the Japanese Emirates Team New Zealand entered on starboard and both boats stayed apart until 30 seconds to the start, duelling down below the pin-end layline. But after a devastating defeat to Groupama Team France on Monday, an evening of soul-searching and the introduction of Macbeth for the first time saw them sail a near flawless race on the Great Sound in Bermuda yesterday to beat the Swedish team by 30 seconds. Read More »

Baltimore Native's 'Gamble' Pays Off In Preakness Win


He's such a great guy and he put a lot into this game. Brown had rested Cloud Computing and did not let him run in the 20-horse Kentucky Derby field. "That's kind of what we anticipated Classic Empire would do, take it to us, but he just didn't have that reserve today ". Cloud Computing is just the third victor in the 142-year history of the Preakness not to run as a 2-year-old. Read More »

Warriors do not need to be perfect to beat Cavs say pundits

This time, however, there are no excuses coming in. However, this Warriors team is stacked beyond comprehension or historical comparison. All significant hands are healthy, unlike the past two Finals . Let's get something straight before we start: there is no universe in which Cleveland's defense is remotely close to Golden State's. Both have been terrific during the postseason, though LeBron's production has proven more essential to the cause of his team. Read More »

Wenger to extend Arsenal reign

Antonio Conte fell short in his bid to emulate Italian countryman Carlo Ancelotti by leading Chelsea to a Premier League and FA Cup Double in his first season as manager. Quizzed if he had prepared a presentation for the meeting, Wenger was quoted by espnfc saying: "The best presentation is to watch the game". Premier League champions Chelsea were unable to add the FA Cup title this weekend after going down 2-1 to Arsenal in the final at Wembley . Read More »

Warriors wary of LeBron as Cavs arrive for NBA Finals

It's really that simple. Instead of falling into the idiotic James vs. Jordan debate, we should just sit back and appreciate James' greatness and hope with everything we have for a great Finals between the Cavaliers and Warriors . "Not just him, but we all have to play well". Except those Warriors aren't these Warriors. Although he ruled himself out of Game 1, Kerr left the door open to returning during the rematch of the last two NBA Finals . Read More »

Tyronn Lue explains what makes the Warriors hard to defend


In the 21/2 years since he replaced the fired David Blatt as coach of the Cavaliers, the 40-year-old Missouri native has exhibited that character trait in the regular season and, especially, during postseason runs that have carried the Cavs to three straight appearances in the NBA Finals , all against the Warriors . Read More »

One F1 comeback is enough for Button


He was running behind Wehrlein on lap 60 when he tried a move down the inside of Portier just before the tunnel entrance. "The stewards did not consider the consequences of the collision, which resulted from Button trying to brake at the last moment and Wehrlein's interlocked wheel causing the vehicle to turn on its side". Read More »

Wenger agrees to new Arsenal deal

The Frenchman has been at the helm for nearly 21 years and, despite a section of supporters calling for him to depart this summer when his contract expires, he is now expected to further that stay after holding talks with Arsenal's board on Tuesday. Read More »

Arsene Wenger agrees to stay in charge at Arsenal

Unsurprisingly, Wenger is anxious about publicly discussing whether he expects the north London club to offer a new contract. They finished 18 points behind champions Chelsea , but beat the Blues 2-1 to win the FA Cup at Wembley on Saturday . Read More »

Wenger collects 7th FA Cup trophy

Wenger's future seems as though it ought to be at the top of the agenda, since the subject has dominated the season. Wenger's future has been up in the air for much of the season as both he and the club refused to publicly announce their intentions. Read More »

Kell Brook vs. Errol Spence

The DeSoto native won in the eleventh round with the TKO of Brook in front of a sold-out 27,000 crowd at Bramall Lane in Sheffield, England. Brook went on his knees in the penultimate round, with his left eye causing him a lot of distress, before the referee callrd a hakt to the match. Read More »

Stanley Cup Final: 3 things we learned from Game 1

Guentzel scored his playoff-leading 10th goal, though he snapped a personal eight-game drought. The Penguins went on to add an empty-netter to seal the deal and take Game 1. Subban beat Penguins goalie Matt Murray at 7:13. Pittsburgh coach Sullivan felt otherwise and challenged whether Filip Forsberg was offside as the Predators gained the attacking zone. Read More »

Why the Cleveland Cavaliers will win the NBA Finals

The Cavs and Warriors steamrolled their respective opponents en route to the Finals, setting up a matchup some are likening to the 1975 "Thrilla in Manila" - the third and final boxing match between Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier. Kerr, 51, traveled with the team for the final two games of the Western Conference Finals in San Antonio, the first time he joined the Warriors on the road since taking his indefinite leave on April 23. Read More »

Five problems for Wenger and Arsenal

Speaking to The Guardian , Adams admitted he thought the Frenchman was "essentially, is not a coach", despite being a "great" one earlier in his career. I'm not interested in other clubs.I know Chelsea wants to sell players, but I told them, I have two years left in my contract and I won't go somewhere else just because they want so. Read More »

Arsenal star trolls 'expert' media over wrong FA Cup final predictions

The long-standing uncertainty over Wenger's future at the club led to planes carrying anti-Wenger slogans, boycotts of home games and signs and banners being displayed inside stadiums during away games. Earlier this month the Football Association introduced new sanctions for "successful deception of a match official" ahead of next season that will see players found guilty of diving to win a penalty or get an opponent sent off handed a retrospective two-match suspension. Read More »

Wenger 'committed' to Arsenal stay as he forgives fans for 'disgraceful' criticism

The Gunners ended a rather hard season with an impressive victory at Wembley, as goals from Alexis Sanchez and Aaron Ramsey nullified a Diego Costa leveller to ensure that Arsenal claimed a record 13th FA Cup win. "Then we went down to 10 men and the red card was correct". "The best presentation [to show the board] is to watch the game", he added. I've played until the end of my contract, which is today basically. Read More »

Death toll in Sri Lanka mudslides, floods exceeds 200


The Sri Lankan Government has appealed for worldwide assistance and, according to media reports, three Indian naval ships carrying relief supplies arrived in Sri Lanka on Saturday and Sunday. Sri Lanka's Health Ministry is also deploying mobile health units and will introduce vector control measures to combat expected outbreaks of mosquito-borne dengue fever, which often follows flooding. Read More »

Zverev loses on day of upsets on French Open showcourt


Top-seeded Andy Murray is safely through to the second round of the French Open after beating Andrey Kuznetsov of Russian Federation 6-4, 4-6, 6-2, 6-0. Kyrgios, though, is not giving the young pretenders much hope of upsetting title favourite Rafael Nadal's march to a 10th French Open crown. "We'll see what tournaments I play there", he said. Read More »

Nadal, Djokovic cruise as Muguruza downs ex-champ

Over on the other court, on at the same time, Nadal - chasing his tenth French Open title - fought off the resistance provided by Paire in the second set while producing solid court coverage to bag the win. After a series of wrist operations kept him off tour for months at a time, del Potro has shown that he is once again capable of using his big forehand to great effect. Read More »

LeBron James call pursuit of Michael Jordan 'personal goal'

The Golden State Warriors have taken care of business in the Western Conference by sweeping the San Antonio Spurs and becoming the first team in National Basketball Association history to get to the National Basketball Association finals with a 12-0 playoff record. Read More »

LeBron James Took Care Of Business

Kyrie Irving added 24 points and Kevin Love chipped in 15 and Deron Williams added 14 off the bench for Cleveland , who led by as many as 39 points. "Now we can start focusing on Golden State to get ready". "I'm pretty sure I'll be sore when I get home". If Cleveland returns to form and plays like the team that beat Boston by more than 40 points in Game 2, then Boston might leave Cleveland just one game away from total elimination. Read More »